To see Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus) is one of the treats of coming to North America; having been brought up in the UK on a diet of David Attenborough documentaries, the epic multi-generational migration made by this species has been in the back of my mind since my early years.
Although Monarchs are a familiar sight to people here in Canada, they are still a spectacular creature in their modest way. Unsurprisingly, they are under threat from a range of directions, including loss of their favoured milkweed habitat and damage to their overwintering sites in Mexico.
SaveOurMonarchs Foundation is donating 100,000 Milkweed Seed Packets to help save the Monarchs.
Just click on SaveOurMonarchs.org/store/c4/Get_Seeds.html
Thanks! Clickable link: http://www.saveourmonarchs.org/ (opens in new tab)